RateTea Privacy Policy

Your email address will be used to identify and verify your account and login to the website; your email will be strictly confidential, will not be displayed on the site unless you explicitly enter it into other text or content you add to the site, and it will not be shared with anyone except as required by law.

Your password is not recorded or stored anywhere; instead it is used to generate a cryptographic hash; this ensures that your password is not available to anyone, including RateTea administrators.

All other information that you enter in the site may be publicly displayed on the website or republished in any form.

Information on your use of the site may be recorded and shared, but we will not reveal any personally-identifiable information about your use of the site except as required by law or in the case of violations of our terms of use described below.

You retain the right to reuse or republish any content you add to this site.

Contacting you

We currently send out periodic newsletters by email; you can opt-out (unsubscribe) from all future mass-emails without affecting your use of this site.

After unsubscribing, we may still use your email or any other information you provide to contact you on an individual basis to resolve any issues that may arise in your use of the site.

Privacy & Terms of Use

In the case of violation of our terms of use, we may share or publicly display personally-identifiable information associated with the violation of our terms of use. For example, we may record and share IP addresses and other information about spammers or hackers, in order to curb such activities, and we may publish a story if an employee of a tea company is rating their company's teas.

Google analytics

We use Google analytics to record and analyze usage of our site. This data is not linked to your user account in any way, and we only utilize the Google analytics data in aggregate ways that do not contain any personally-identifiable information.

Google ads

Our site may include Google ads. Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on RateTea. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy. View Google's privacy policy.